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Omsk. Space shuttle view of the city of Omsk in south-western Siberia, Russia, in a snowy landscape. North is towards top. Omsk is at lower centre (grey). It is the capital of Omsk Oblast, situated at the confluence of the Irtysh river (winding from bottom right) and the Om river (running from centre right). The Trans-Siberian railroad is the straight line running west to east through Omsk. The city is a major industrial centre of the steppe region, producing processed grain, refined petroleum, wood products and textiles. Fields under agriculture are seen to the south of the city.
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